Fantastic Journeys

Episodes

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01Hg Wells - The Door In The Wall2009020120200121 (BBC7)
20200122 (BBC7)

Is a daydreamer brave enough to turn his back on the world he knows for a better life?

Amazing sci-fi tales

01The Door In The Wall By Hg Wells2009020120200121 (BBC7)
20200122 (BBC7)

Daydreamer Lionel Wallace’s encounters with an unlocked door as a young child continue to prey on his mind as an adult.

At different times in his life, the door temptingly reappears. But when a golden opportunity arrives, is Lionel brave enough to turn his back on the world he knows for a better life?

Anton Lesser reads HG Wells' story.

Some of the best sci-fi/fantasy writers in a series of fantastic journeys featuring flights of fancy, time travel, magical transporters and alternate realities.

Abridged and produced by Gemma Jenkins.

Made for BBC Radio 7 and first broadcast in February 2009.

Is a daydreamer brave enough to turn his back on the world he knows for a better life?

A series of four fantastic journeys written by some of the best sci-fi/fantasy writers.

02Fifty Cents By Tim Powers And James P Blaycock2009020820200122 (BBC7)
20200123 (BBC7)

Time and chance play tricks on George Lyle as he drives across the empty Arizona desert in search of a precious book.

Nathan Osgood reads Tim Powers & James P Blaycock's ingenious story involving murder and time travel.

Some of the best sci-fi/fantasy writers in a series of fantastic journeys featuring flights of fancy, time travel, magical transporters and alternate realities.

Abridged and produced by Gemma Jenkins.

Made for BBC Radio 7 and first broadcast in February 2009.

Time and chance play tricks on George Lyle as he drives across the Arizona desert.

A series of four fantastic journeys written by some of the best sci-fi/fantasy writers.

02Fifty Cents By Tim Powers And James P Blaylock2009020820200123 (BBC7)
20200122 (BBC7)

Time and chance play tricks on George Lyle as he drives across the empty Arizona desert in search of a precious book.

Nathan Osgood reads Tim Powers & James P Blaylock's ingenious story involving murder and time travel.

Some of the best sci-fi/fantasy writers in a series of fantastic journeys featuring flights of fancy, time travel, magical transporters and alternate realities.

Abridged and produced by Gemma Jenkins.

Made for BBC Radio 7 and first broadcast in February 2009.

Time and chance play tricks on George Lyle as he drives across the Arizona desert.

A series of four fantastic journeys written by some of the best sci-fi/fantasy writers.

Time and chance play tricks on George Lyle as he drives across the empty Arizona desert in search of a precious book.

Nathan Osgood reads Tim Powers & James P Blaylock's ingenious story involving murder and time travel.

Some of the best sci-fi/fantasy writers in a series of fantastic journeys featuring flights of fancy, time travel, magical transporters and alternate realities.

Abridged and produced by Gemma Jenkins.

Made for BBC Radio 7 and first broadcast in February 2009.

Time and chance play tricks on George Lyle as he drives across the Arizona desert.

A series of four fantastic journeys written by some of the best sci-fi/fantasy writers.

03The Faery Handbag By Kelly Link2009021520200123 (BBC7)
20200124 (BBC7)

The story of Zofia Swink who claims to be over 200 years old.

She comes from a village which takes refuge in a magical handbag when real life becomes too dangerous.

Her distraught grand-daughter narrates this bizarre tale of loss...

Maggie Blake reads Kelly Link's story.

Some of the best sci-fi/fantasy writers in a series of fantastic journeys featuring flights of fancy, time travel, magical transporters and alternate realities.

Abridged and produced by Gemma Jenkins.

Made for BBC Radio 7 and first broadcast in February 2009.

A distraught young woman loses both her boyfriend and her grandmother to a magical bag.

A series of four fantastic journeys written by some of the best sci-fi/fantasy writers.

04If At First ... By Peter F Hamilton2009022220200125 (BBC7)
20200124 (BBC7)

How does multi-millionaire businessman, Marcus Orthew, always manage to stay one step ahead of the game?

Detective Inspector, David Lanson, is interviewing a suspect arrested for stalking him. During the course of this interrogation, Orthew's incredible story of his predictive powers is revealed...

Sam Dale reads Peter F Hamilton's story.

A series of fantastic journeys featuring flights of fancy, time travel, magical transporters and alternate realities.

Abridged and produced by Gemma Jenkins.

Made for BBC Radio 7 and first broadcast in February 2009.

A diligent policeman discovers how a multi-millionaire businessman beats his rivals.

A series of four fantastic journeys written by some of the best sci-fi/fantasy writers.

How does multi-millionaire businessman, Marcus Orthew, always manage to stay one step ahead of the game?

Detective Inspector, David Lanson, is interviewing a suspect arrested for stalking him. During the course of this interrogation, Orthew's incredible story of his predictive powers is revealed...

Sam Dale reads Peter F Hamilton's story.

A series of fantastic journeys featuring flights of fancy, time travel, magical transporters and alternate realities.

Abridged and produced by Gemma Jenkins.

Made for BBC Radio 7 and first broadcast in February 2009.

A diligent policeman discovers how a multi-millionaire businessman beats his rivals.

A series of four fantastic journeys written by some of the best sci-fi/fantasy writers.

04Peter F Hamilton - If At First ...2009022220200124 (BBC7)
20200125 (BBC7)

Some of the very best classic and contemporary sci-fi and fantasy writers come together in this series of four fantastic journeys featuring flights of fancy, time travel, magical transporters and alternate realities

How does multi-millionaire businessman, Marcus Orthew, always manage to stay one step ahead of the game - he refers to the names of technological devices before they've been invented; he seems to have an uncanny knack of being able to predict the downfall of high-profile public figures years before the event? Detective Inspector, David Lanson, is interviews a suspect arrested for stalking the multi-millionaire. During the course of this interrogation, Orthew's incredible story is revealed.

Written by Peter F. Hamilton.

Read by Sam Dale.

Series abridged and produced by Gemma Jenkins.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 7 in 2009.

A diligent policeman discovers how a multi-millionaire businessman beats his rivals.

A series of four fantastic journeys written by some of the best sci-fi/fantasy writers.